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For this northern Saskatchewan First Nation, the future is Indigenous tourism – CBC

Jun 20, 2022 Waterhen Lake First Nation buys Waters Edge Eco Lodge, trains community members to work In the heart of Saskatchewan’s boreal forest lies Waters Edge Eco Lodge. The tourism destination is located on the traditional lands of the Waterhen Lake First Nation. The people of that nation just got that land back. The […]

by ahnationtalk on June 20, 202280 Views

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Alliance Pipeline invests $200000 for Sask Polytech Indigenous students – Discover Moose Jaw

Jun 17 2022 Alliance Pipeline was recognized on Thursday at the Saskatchewan Polytechnic Moose Jaw Campus for investing $200,000 into the school’s Indigenous Student Success Strategy. Alliance, which is a joint venture between Enbridge Inc. and Pembina Pipeline Corp., began investing in the program in 2020. Due to the pandemic, it wasn’t until now that […]

by ahnationtalk on June 17, 202274 Views

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Town celebrates National Indigenous Peoples Day – battlefordsNOW

It was a day to celebrate Indigenous culture when the Town of Battleford hosted National Indigenous Peoples Day on Thursday. While the day officially takes place June 21, the town wanted to give more people an opportunity to attend other events in the community at that time, so held its celebration a little earlier. Powwow […]

by ahnationtalk on June 17, 2022111 Views

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Chief Day Walker-Pelletier one of three Indigenous leaders on new set of stamps – CBC

‘I don’t want anybody licking me,’ said retired chief the first time she heard about the stamp Jun 16, 2022 The face of Chief Marie-Anne Day Walker-Pelletier from Okanese First Nation will soon travel across Canada and the world via letters and packages. On Wednesday Canada Post unveiled a stamp emblazoned with her image — […]

by ahnationtalk on June 16, 202217 Views

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Traditional birthing a step toward reclaiming health care sovereignty – National Post

Jun 16, 2022 Indigenous people have historically faced racism and discrimination when seeking medical treatment, and this continues today, says CMA president When Ashley Rabbitskin went into labour in February 2022, her mother, two midwives and other women trained in supporting traditional childbirth joined her in the healing lodge at Sturgeon Lake First Nation in […]

by ahnationtalk on June 16, 202214 Views

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Kinistin Saulteaux Nation keeping band members on and off reserve informed with new phone app – CBC

App keeps off-reserve members engaged in community happenings, reaches broader audience at home: Chief Jun 15, 2022 The Kinistin Saulteaux Nation, roughly 124 kilometres south east of Prince Albert, Sask., is using a new phone app to keep band members on and off reserve informed of community happenings, job opportunities and other general information. Band […]

by ahnationtalk on June 15, 202218 Views

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Indigenous teachings would be beneficial to Holy Family students: teacher – SaskToday.ca

Teacher Joanne McLeod shared lessons she learned from the Indigenous Education Symposium held in Saskatoon in mid-May WEYBURN – There would be a great benefit in many areas for students in the Holy Family Roman Catholic Separate School Division to receive indigenous teachings, the board of trustees were told in a presentation by teacher Joanne […]

by ahnationtalk on June 14, 202218 Views

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Indigenous History Month: Gwenda’s Story – Government of Saskatchewan

Gwenda Yuzicappi is a Child in Care Worker at the Fort Qu’Appelle office and member of the Ministry of Social Services’ Team of Indigenous Employees of Saskatchewan (TIES) committee. Gwenda is a passionate person. She speaks with enthusiasm about the beauty of the Qu’Appelle Valley where she lives, about the time she spends with her […]

by ahnationtalk on June 13, 202225 Views

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Indigenous scholar says he was rejected by University of Sask. over lack of documentation – CBC

Jun 09, 2022 Real Carriere, a northern Saskatchewan man of Cree and Métis ancestry, will stay at the University of Manitoba An award-winning Cree-Métis professor who grew up in northern Saskatchewan will not be moving to his home province’s university because administrators demanded certain paperwork to prove he’s Indigenous. “I wanted to come to the […]

by ahnationtalk on June 9, 202226 Views

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LLRIB wellness centre grand opening scheduled for National Indigenous Peoples Day – larongeNOW

Jun 7, 2022 The grand opening of the Lac La Ronge Indian Band’s (LLRIB) wellness, treatment and recovery centre is expected on National Indigenous Peoples Day. Construction on the $16.1-million, 20,000 square-foot facility began in May 2020 and includes 24 beds for clients, offices for prevention and recovery employees, along with traditional and multi-purpose rooms. […]

by ahnationtalk on June 8, 202222 Views

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